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The atmospheric Tudor barn provides a huge space for a unique farm stay
Dress the barn up for whatever the occasion
The cosy sitting area around the woodburner seats 23 guests
Guests can sleep in Tudor style - king-sized beds, truckle doubles or singles
The kitchen is well-equipped to cater for large gatherings - or provide seating for a cosy dinner
The Tudor barn has several private bedrooms as well as the huge open plan barn and modern kitchen
Overflow' guests can sleep in Milden Hall farmhouse rooms
Borrow our Tudor costumes and tableware and 'go Tudor' for one night of your stay
We welcome civilised hens - and have masses of activities to do
Musicians come for courses or just to chill with friends
Borrow our 23 adult road bikes and try out our Wool Town bike trail quiz
Picnic in a wildflower meadow or shady wood on our lovely farm
With a large farm and gardens either side of the barn, there's always somewhere to find your own space
Enjoy our tennis court - or badminton, croquet and table tennis
Plenty of flexible space to put on a concert or play
The Tudor barn is just one ancient listed barn amongst several old working barns on the farm
We have 500 acres of mixed farmland, meadows and woods with farm trails to enjoy
Enjoy watching wildlife on the farm - birds, newts, butterflies, reptiles
We occasionally host small country wedding celebrations (no license)
A private ground-floor double with bathroom en-suite in the Tudor barn
A private ground-floor double with WC and basin en-suite
The twin Becker Room in Milden Hall farmhouse
The huge twin Gallery Room in Milden Hall farmhouse
The huge Adams Room with king + 2 singles in Milden Hall farmhouse
We have free-range chickens, a few pigs, sheep on the Castle earthworks
Dress the barn up for whatever the occasion
The cosy sitting area around the woodburner seats 23 guests
Guests can sleep in Tudor style - king-sized beds, truckle doubles or singles
The kitchen is well-equipped to cater for large gatherings - or provide seating for a cosy dinner

Tudor Barn, Lavenham, Sudbury, Suffolk

2 - 25 5 Bed

Quirky historic barn conversion sleeping 23, ideal for large celebrations and ceremonies near Lavenham

Holiday Rental for Groups of Families and Friends. Tudor Barn, Lavenham, Sudbury, Suffolk, sleeps 2 - 25 in 5 bedrooms.

.. a friend had described the barn but we were all completely blown away when we arrived..

Beautiful, comfortable, spacious, unusual and historic Tudor Barn, in unspoilt surroundings on an environmentally-friendly farm. Reunions and gatherings for friends, families, cyclists, walkers, bird watchers, historians, small rural wedding celebrations, civilised hen parties; business colleagues can bond, friends can talk, walk, run, hug trees, pond dip, paint, sing, celebrate, dress up in costume, eat and be merry.

Air, ancient, atmosphere, buttercups, bantams, bookshelves, beams, banquets, beetles, beds of local oak. Eggs, explore, exciting. Hedgerows, hares, hazel. Poppies, plums, puffballs. Wacky, wild, walls, wine, woodpeckers, wood burner, whirligigs.

The 16th century aisled barn is huge, with flexible living space for large groups – room to be together - and apart. Fenced herb garden for barbecues, croquet, sunbathing on rugs, and through the garden wall, tennis. Beyond, 500 acres of farmland to roam - meadows, woodland, ponds and Norman Castle earthworks.

Comfortable beds in 4 doubles/twins/triple, 1 huge bedroom, in Tudor style, in the huge open plan barn for 16 - sleeping a total of 25+. Additional rooms in b&b farmhouse on bed only basis and completely separate bunkhouse down the track (no shared facilities), takes total accommodation available to 50 plus. Unsuitable for really rowdy groups.

Barn peacefully situated down a long farm drive, surrounded by meadows, hedges, ponds and yet more ancient listed barns (said to be one of the finest preserved 17th century farmyards in the country) next to the beautiful hall farmhouse.

The owners are unashamedly "green" - you'll be asked to recycle, compost, turn off lights, consider public transport options, appreciate local produce, enjoy taking to the bicycle and experiment going slow! For every towel you bring yourselves, £1 is donated to Suffolk Wildlife Trust towards the purchase of local nature reserves.

Historic Lavenham, Constable Country, Suffolk coast, antique shops, beaches, jazz, nature reserves, winding lanes, friendly pubs - all within easy reach.

Facilities

Pets

Occasionally a well-behaved dog by special arrangement. Must not chase sheep, chickens, pigs, cat and nesting birds and not get on furniture etc.

Disabled Facilities

Ground-level living but some stairs, wheelchair access loo. No disability grading.

WiFi

Mobile reception. Internet access by arrangement in farmhouse or WiFi by 4G

Kitchen

Big cooker, plate-warmer, 2 dishwashers, 2 fridges, freezer, microwave. Masses of workspace. China/cutlery/glasses - 80+ of each. BBQ& local charcoal.

Dining Room

Locally-made Suffolk oak banquet tables to seat 50 plus trestles and chairs for 80+. All china, glass, cutlery for 80+ supplied.

Sitting Room

Massive sitting area for 20+ around giant wood burner + small TV, books, videos, games, children's toys.

TV and Music Facilities

TV/DVD, big PA system by arrangement and smaller iPod docking station/CD-radio players in various rooms for reasonable noise levels!

Games Room

Table tennis, table football in barn, numerous games such as twister, scrabble. 20+ bikes and planned activities - see activities in property text.

Heating and Open Fires

Under-floor heating in Cartlodge end. Huge wood burner burning 24/7 in winter, with daytime giant heaters in barn. All fuel included in price.

Bedrooms

2dbles, 2twin, 1triple, 1 sleeps 16 x 4-posters/singles in huge barn + travel cots. Some en suite/ground flr. Farmhouse B&B sleeps 8+.

Linen

Made-up beds and towels provided - but if you BYO towel we donate £1 to Suffolk Wildlife Trust for nature reserve acquisition.

Bathrooms

Complicated but in summary - 2 bathrooms, 6 showers, 9 loos (and more in separate farmhouse b&b & bunkhouse).

Children's Facilities

High chairs, travel cots, games, books, toys, outdoor activity packs & on-farm ideas, dressing up box, table tennis, table football, assorted bikes.

Outdoor

20+ adult road-bikes (2 toddler seats), 500 acres farm trails, garden, BBQ, tennis court, badminton, croquet, boules, cryptic clue treasure hunt.

Swimming Pool

We have no pool on site, but there are two public pools within 15 minutes.

Parking

Unlimited parking.

Smoking

No smoking in any building.

Tennis Court

BYO tennis rackets, tennis balls and soft shoes.

Electric Vehicle Charging

Ask us for the key and we'll explain the system!

Booking Information

Booking periods flexible; usually 2-night-min Changeover days usually Sun/Mon/Fri. Price varies from £1500 in Jan for 23 guests to £2,640 for 23 most months for a 2-night weekend. Min prices vary depending on group size, occasion, season. Midweek breaks 2-nights min @ £25-30pppn. Ask for quote.

Show Availability

Find the availability for each of our units.

Tudor Barn

Please contact the owner for availability dates

2 Night Weekend
From £1500
3 Night Weekend
From £3000
Midweek per night
From £450

Late Deals

September 2023 Late Deals

W/e 29 Sept-1 Oct @ £1,000 for 10 guests, extra guests @ £50pp. Inc use of road bikes, tennis court

October 2023 Late Deals

W/e 20-22 Oct @ £1,500 for 15 guests, extras @ £50pp. Inc use of bikes, tennis court

October Half Term 2023 Late Deals

Any 3 nights midweek £1,500 for 10 guests. Extra guests @ £75pp. Inc use of bikes, tennis court

November 2023 Late Deals

W/e 3-5,17-19, 24-26 Nov @ £2,000 for 20 guests. extras @ £50pp. Inc Tudor costumes, road bikes

Christmas 2023

3-nights: 23-26 or 24-27 Dec @ £3,000 for 18 guests, extra guests @ £100.

Twixt Xmas/New Year 2023

2-nights: 26-28 or 27-29 Dec @ £2,000 for 20 guests, extra guests @ £50pp

January 2024 Late Deals

All Jan w/e @ £1,500 for up to 20 guests. Or ask for eco-tariff £960 for 12 guests.

Location

London, Stansted airport and Harwich ferry 90 minutes or less. Minutes from historic villages Lavenham and Long Melford.

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  • Sudbury 6 miles, Colchester 15 miles, Bury St Edmunds 15 miles.
  • 3 miles historic Lavenham - butcher, baker, small supermarket etc; further afield 15 minutes big supermarkets.
  • 2 miles village shop, 3 miles supermarket, 4 miles award-winning farm shop.
  • 2 miles fantastic pub/restaurants.
  • Stansted airport 30 miles.

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Large, atmospheric ancient barn provides unusual accommodation for 23 (and separate bunkhouse for 20). Study, explore, play, sing, dance in these beautiful environmentally friendly farm surroundings.

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